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HetNet Expo is only two weeks away! Avoid lines at the door and higher prices by registering today! We've got a full lineup of networking opportunities, exhibit hall hours, panel discussions, keynote addresses and tour. For more information, visit HetNetExpo.com...
Wireless technologies are impacting the way people live, work and play – ingraining themselves to users through multiple smart devices and applications. What happens when the physical environment itself becomes connected? This panel will explore the intersection of a strong wireless and cellular inf...
PCIA -- The Wireless Infrastructure Association today commended the federal Department of Labor (DoL) for awarding Virginia State University (VSU) a $3.25 million grant to help develop a training program for the wireless workforce of the future, focused on educating veterans, displaced workers, and ...
The FCC released the tentative agenda for its October 17, 2014 open meeting. It includes an item on the Broadband Acceleration NPRM: Concurrently, Chairman Tom Wheeler released a blog post, Meeting the Mobile Moment, which previews the order and notes that it the order is now on circulation with the...
Day 2 at HetNet Expo kicks off with a great panel discussion on how to get small cells and DAS built. Wireless industry veteran Jake MacLeod, president of Gray Beards Consulting, will guide panelists through topics that include the economics, planning, permitting, zoning, logistics and carrier commi...
FierceMarkets' Sue Marek is moderating a panel on the Dynamics of change at HetNet Expo. Perspectives on how to cope/take advantage of technology advances will come from AT&T, ADRF, Boingo, Ericsson, University of New Mexico and more. Register for HetNet Expo today!...

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Called the "Da Vinci of the intelligent building movement", smart building Renaissance Man James Carlini, Author of the new book Location, Location, Connectivity, has been at the forefront of high-tech real estate and has been involved in applying advanced business practices, as well as planning and...

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Gamma Nu and SAC Wireless are the most recent companies to join the HetNet Forum. Welcome! Established in 1997 in South Korea, Gamma Nu manufactures a "world-class reliable, cost-effective Passive Inter-Modulation distortion-free antenna," according to the company. Gamma Nu manufactures base station...
Get ready to be inspired as James Carlini, President of Carlini & Associates and Author of the new book Location, Location, Connectivity, shares insights on the intersection of real estate, technology and infrastructure and their impact on economic development at HetNet Expo 2014 in Chicago. Cal...

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In today's environment of non-stop demand for data consumption, the inaugural HetNet Expo delivers the information, expert analysis, product and service solutions you need to know about. Come to HetNet Expo on Oct. 15-16 to hear from some of the savviest minds in the business, including keynote spea...

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Thanks to MissionCritical Communications magazine, the HetNet Forum had a chance to talk about how advances in small-cell technologies will impact first responders today and in the future. You can read the article here. A special thanks to HetNet Forum members AT&T, Axell Wireless, Connectivity ...

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Get Ready for Something New. The answers you need. The connections you want. The inaugural HetNet Expo delivers all of the information, expert analysis, product and service solutions you need to excel in today's environment of non-stop demand for data consumption. Produced by the HetNet Forum - the...
Have you got something to say? HetNet Expo is taking place Oct. 15-16 at the Hilton Chicago. If you want to speak at the event, we invite you to submit a proposal to speak at one of our sessions. We're looking for proposals that appeal to a broad audience of IT professionals in commercial and corpor...
MINNEAPOLIS—Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game is set for July 15 at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins and a Distributed Antenna System from TE Connectivity and InSite Wireless. TE and the Twins organization hosted a tour of the facility this week in advance of the big game. The stadium, ...
Property managers and other attendees of the BOMA 2014 Every Building Conference & Expo event, the HetNet Forum has posted its presentation on Wireless Coverage and Capacity: Matching the Right Technology to your Venue, here in case you missed it. Property managers and venue owners are realizin...
In an event at DC tech incubator 1776, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) unveiled his legislative plan for wireless, including a standalone bill to promote the deployment of wireless infrastructure. After outlining his agenda for reallocating spectrum and expanding Wi-Fi, he said that neither goal can be ac...
At this year's Wireless Infrastructure Show, Qualcomm EVP Peggy Johnson mentioned a small-cell deployment trial done with Sprint and NASCAR. The audience wanted more details and Qualcomm was kind enough to send us this blog post, so I am posting it here -- Tracy Ford, director, HetNet Forum at PCIA-...
The 2014 Wireless Infrastructure Show is right around the corner. There will be many HetNet conversations taking place between the keynote speeches, panel sessions, Small Cell Pavilion on the Exhibit Floor and the networking opportunities. Members of the HetNet Forum are invited to a breakfast kicko...
The HetNet Forum is moderating a roundtable discussion at TIA's...
The HetNet Forum, along with members Boingo Wireless and Connectivity Wireless, was interviewed for an article in Urban Land Magazine, a publication of Urban Land Institute , an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use...